You may apply for our full-time programmes through our online application process or visit our main campus or regional centres to enrol. 

Intake Dates

Below are the intake dates for Full-Time Study:

  • February 2017 Intake: 13 February 2017
  • May 2017 Intake: 8 May 2017
  • September 2017 Intake: 25 September 2017


The schedule of fees is here:  Your total tuition fees in each semester depend on the number of courses for which you enrol.

Payment may be made at the main campus or at the regional centres. Payment is accepted by cheque (payable to Wawasan Open University Sdn Bhd), bank draft, money/postal order, credit card or by ATM cards issued by most major Malaysian banks. All fees must be paid in full at the time of registration and no later than the first week after the commencement of the semester. You will be fined a late payment penalty if all fees are not paid on time and may lose access to WOU facilities, tutorials and examinations.

Apply for Financial Assistance

Help is available to students who need it in the following ways:

a. Kick start your studies with attractive rewards at WOU Main Campus, Penang

  • 20% Total Tuition Fee Rebate:  All full-time students at WOU Main Campus will enjoy a 20% tuition fee rebate throughout their studies at WOU.
  • WOU 10th Anniversary Rebate: In conjunction with its 10th year anniversary celebration, WOU is offering a special 10% tuition fee rebate for the first semester to all new students who enrol for the May 2017 intake.
  • Cost of Living Allowance (COLA):  The University gives each student a monthly Cost of Living Allowance (COLA)  for the duration of their studies of up to three years.
  • Accommodation Allowance for outstation students: All outstation students - i.e. those who enrol through other Regional Centres/Support Centres besides Penang - will get accommodation allowance per semester.

       >>Details on accommodation click here.

  • Additional Fee Waiver:  NO Library Deposit.

b. Employees Provident Fund (EPF)


EPF contributors can withdraw from their EPF Account II to support their studies.
To apply, please obtain the Borang KWSP 9H (AHL) from the nearest EPF office and liaise with your nearest Regional Centre to obtain the relevant supporting letters from WOU.

Note: WOU only charges fees on a per semester basis. Any excess EPF funds parked with WOU will not be construed as advance payment for tuition fee and is not interest bearing. 

c.  Bank Loans


Certain banks may provide study loans. Please check with your respective bank for further details.

d. Instalment Plans


Installment payment plans are available in special circumstances. Please consult your nearest Regional Centre for further details.

e. 0% easy payment system


WOU tuition fees qualify for a 6 month 0% easy payment scheme when you pay using a Maybank, Alliance or Hong Leong credit card. For further details, please contact your nearest Regional Centre.

f. Bursary Award


The Bursary Award is applicable to new undergraduate students who are below 21 years old and enrol in a minimum of two courses. The students will enjoy tuition fee discounts based on academic performance in their STPM/A-Level/UEC.

To apply, please download the Application Form.

g. Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu and Tun Dr. Lim Keng Yaik Scholarships


These scholarships are available for new students who have obtained at least 3A for STPM, 3A for A Levels or 10A for UEC or any other equivalent qualification, and whose family basic income is not more than RM7,000 per month or RM84,000 per year.

To apply, please download the Application Form.

h. Chancellor's Merit Scholarship


The Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship awarded to students who achieve academic excellence on a semester basis.  

i. Wawasan Education Foundation Study Grant

New students who meet specific income and English language criteria may apply for a study grant. Terms and conditions and the application form may be found here.

j. Penang State Government Education Loan


The Penang State Government Education Loan was established to provide education loans to Malaysian citizens who were born or receive part of their education in Penang. The criteria for application are:

  • Must be born in Penang or have at least studied in a Penang-based school for five years.
  • Must have received an offer to study at a local public education institution, or a private one that has been approved by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
  • Must not be already sponsored by another entity.
  • Application has to be made via online.

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For further enquiries, call 1-300-888-968 (WOU) or email to 

Terms and Conditions apply.